Lihou - Team Games

Reference
Created
Created By
Date Last Reviewed
Last Reviewed By
Next Review Date
057
17/01/2009
Richard Curtis
31/01/2017
Richard Curtis
31/01/2018
Reference
057
Created
17/01/2009
Created By
Richard Curtis
Date Last Reviewed
31/01/2017
Last Reviewed By
Richard Curtis
Next Review Date
31/01/2018
What is the risk
Who Might be Harmed and How
Level of Risk
Control Measures Implemented
Remaining Risk After Controls
Falls
All participating person
Low
  • Activities to be kept low to the ground
  • Charlotte’s Web suspended using elastic
  • Activities requiring a degree of height to be spotted by participants and staff and done on forgiving ground with no projections or rocks
  • Consideration given to the use of helmets for high activities
Very Low
Entrapment in apparatus
All participating and supervising persons
Low
  • No heavy items to be used
  • Staff to supervise and closely observe
  • ‘Stop’ instruction to be clearly enforced and understood by all participants
Very Low
Uneven ground
All participating and supervising persons
Low
  • Participants briefed not to climb walls for any reason
  • Participants instructed not to scramble on rock outcrops during the activity
  • Specific areas of high concern avoided by course layout or ‘shepherding’
  • Participants can be directly shown the areas of concern
Very Low
Poisonous or hazardous plant forms
All participating and supervising persons
Medium
  • Suitable footwear to be worn
  • Areas of concern avoided for activity
  • Area for activity to be inspected by all prior to commencement
Very Low
Injury caused by any of the above
All participating and supervising persons
Medium
  • First aider present during activity and in known location/RV point
  • First aid kit situated in the house
  • Eye wash in the house
  • Defibrillator situated in the house
  • Emergency services trained and familiar with the house and island and familiar with both high and low water evacuation should it be required
Low
What is the risk
Falls
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating person
Level of Risk
Low
Control Measures Implemented
  • Activities to be kept low to the ground
  • Charlotte’s Web suspended using elastic
  • Activities requiring a degree of height to be spotted by participants and staff and done on forgiving ground with no projections or rocks
  • Consideration given to the use of helmets for high activities
Remaining Risk After Controls
Very Low
What is the risk
Entrapment in apparatus
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating and supervising persons
Level of Risk
Low
Control Measures Implemented
  • No heavy items to be used
  • Staff to supervise and closely observe
  • ‘Stop’ instruction to be clearly enforced and understood by all participants
Remaining Risk After Controls
Very Low
What is the risk
Uneven ground
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating and supervising persons
Level of Risk
Low
Control Measures Implemented
  • Participants briefed not to climb walls for any reason
  • Participants instructed not to scramble on rock outcrops during the activity
  • Specific areas of high concern avoided by course layout or ‘shepherding’
  • Participants can be directly shown the areas of concern
Remaining Risk After Controls
Very Low
What is the risk
Poisonous or hazardous plant forms
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating and supervising persons
Level of Risk
Medium
Control Measures Implemented
  • Suitable footwear to be worn
  • Areas of concern avoided for activity
  • Area for activity to be inspected by all prior to commencement
Remaining Risk After Controls
Very Low
What is the risk
Injury caused by any of the above
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating and supervising persons
Level of Risk
Medium
Control Measures Implemented
  • First aider present during activity and in known location/RV point
  • First aid kit situated in the house
  • Eye wash in the house
  • Defibrillator situated in the house
  • Emergency services trained and familiar with the house and island and familiar with both high and low water evacuation should it be required
Remaining Risk After Controls
Low

The risk assessment is a general risk assessment for Lihou Island. It is not exhaustive and should be used in conjunction with a risk assessment written by the user group, making note of any special needs or issues that are specific to that group.

For further information or to comment, please contact the warden on: email – lct@cwgsy.net or call Mobile – 07781 120421 or Answer phone 266294